Einstein Visa (EB1-A category)

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I am currently a postdoctoral scholar in the USA. However, I thought one needed a permanent tenure-track position to qualify for the EB-1 visa category. Is that not so?

ANSWER

The Einstein visa (EB1-A category) is different from the outstanding researcher or professor (EB-1B)
category. A job offer is not necessary for an EB1-A petition.

Note: For the NRI readers, The Economic Times has started an immigration helpdesk. A team of experts which includes Rajiv S. Khanna will address the most pressing issues. Please see the link below.

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/nri/migrate/nri-helpdesk-all-you-need-to-know-about-the-current-situation-for-f-1-and-j-1-visas/articleshow/83171279.cms

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